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1943-01-27 The loss of Hudson EW919 NO-C (Van den Berg)

Crash site: North Sea near Terschellingerbank, NL

Crash cause: unknown, enemy Flak action presumed. The aircraft was last sighted from Hudson EW910 at about 03.45h, flying through the Flak coming up from the convoy attacked. An enemy fighter was seen in the area.

LOST Database

Name

1. Berg, Hendrik Jan van den

Dutch RAF aviator datasheet


H.J. van den Berg Source: @St.M.Vl.P. 1939-50

Rank

Off Zwnr 1kl KMR, F/O., Pilot

Decorations

Vliegerkruis

Born

11/3/1904

Place

Zaltbommel, NL

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hr

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. VI Nr. EW919 NO-C

Base

RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk, GB

Mission

Anti shipping patrol; take-off 00:45h

Status

MIA, crash cause unknown; enemy Flak action presumed

age

38

Missing

27/1/1943

Place

North Sea near Terschellingerbank, NL

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

2. Korp Vltg Telegr J.H. Cloesmeijer, Wop/Ag - MIA

3. Sgt Vltg Telegr T.J. Gast, Wop/Nav - MIA

4. Bootsman Ch.L. Kost, Ag - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

yes

Bircham Newton General Memorial

Death Notice 1945-03-07


GB arrival

22/5/1940 from France after he, in a group of 24 aircraft, mostly Fokker trainers, had escaped from Holland on 14/5/1940

Remarks

He was credited with one Flakship sunk in the Feda Fjord, SE of Flekkefjord, Norway, on 31/10/1941, and one 4.000t cargo vessel sunk 10' WSW of Eierland (?) on 23/9/1942, and one cargo vessel sunk 14' SW of Den Helder, NL, on 25/11/1942

Vliegerkruis, 29/11/1941

Het gedurende meer dan een jaar deelnemen aan de operaties op verschillende vliegtuigen, waarbij 385 dag- en nacht vlieguren in oorlogsopdrachten werden volbracht en herhaaldelijk, in contact met den vijand, moed, initiatief en volharding werden betoond, waardoor op succesvolle wijze aan de oorlogvoering in de lucht werd deelgenomen.

Data confusion


Name

2. Cloesmeijer, Jopy Henky

Dutch RAF aviator datasheet

J.H. Cloesmeijer Source: SLH

Rank

Korp Vltg Telegr, Cpl., Wop/Ag

Stb.Nr. 20478

Decorations

None known

Born

16/1/1916

Place

Toeban, Java, NEI

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hr

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. VI Nr. EW919 NO-C

Base

RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk, GB

Mission

Anti shipping patrol; take-off 00:45h

Status

MIA, crash cause unknown; enemy Flak action presumed

age

27

Missing

27/1/1943

Place

North Sea near Terschellingerbank, NL

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

1. Off Zwnr 1kl KMR H.J. van den Berg, Pilot - MIA

3. Sgt Vltg Telegr T.J. Gast, Wop/Nav - MIA

4. Bootsman Ch.L. Kost, Ag - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

yes

Bircham Newton General Memorial

GB arrival

Remarks

Data confusion

Name also spelled Cloesmeyer

Name

3. Gast, Tonnis Jacob

Dutch RAF aviator datasheet

T.J. Gast Source: @St.M.Vl.P. 1939-50

Rank

Sgt Vltg Telegr, Sgt., Wop/Nav

Stb.Nr. 14786

Decorations

None known

Born

25/10/1919

Place

Assen, NL

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hr

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. VI Nr. EW919 NO-C

Base

RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk, GB

Mission

Anti shipping patrol; take-off 00:45h

Status

MIA, crash cause unknown; enemy Flak action presumed

age

23

Missing

27/1/1943

Place

North Sea near Terschellingerbank, NL

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

1. Off Zwnr 1kl KMR H.J. van den Berg, Pilot - MIA

2. Korp Vltg Telegr J.H. Cloesmeijer, Wop/Ag - MIA

4. Bootsman Ch.L. Kost, Ag - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

yes

Bircham Newton General Memorial

GB arrival

Remarks

Data confusion


Name

4. Kost, Christiaan Lodewijk

Dutch RAF aviator datasheet

C.L. Kost Source: @St.M.Vl.P. 1939-50

Rank

Bootsman, Sgt., Ag

Stb.Nr. 11276

Decorations

None known

Born

7/10/1912

Place

Den Helder, NL

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hr

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. VI Nr. EW919 NO-C

Base

RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk, GB

Mission

Anti shipping patrol; take-off 00:45h

Status

MIA, crash cause unknown; enemy Flak action presumed

age

30

Missing

27/1/1943

Place

North Sea near Terschellingerbank, NL

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

1. Off Zwnr 1kl KMR H.J. van den Berg, Pilot - MIA

2. Korp Vltg Telegr J.H. Cloesmeijer, Wop/Ag - MIA

3. Sgt Vltg Telegr T.J. Gast, Wop/Nav - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

yes

Bircham Newton General Memorial

GB arrival

22/5/1940 from France after he, in a group of 24 aircraft, mostly Fokker trainers, had escaped from Holland on 14/5/1940

Remarks

Data confusion

OGS: died near Dutch coast

2. Crash site data


Map 30. North Sea area where Hudson EW919 NO-C (Van den Berg) was lost


North Sea, from the West point of Terschelling, looking towards the crash area of Hudson EW919.

Terschelling 060702 EW919 area



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